My friend, Debbie, has talent.  Actually talents- many talents. I try not to be jealous.

This week she asked me to photograph some of her art work, especially some pieces she will be putting in a show (the turtle- upper left and the jewelry- far right).  She has been taking classes in jewelry making and pottery since she retired, and now has added metal sculpture (the turtle, which is big, BTW).  Look closely and notice that the earrings and necklace are made from old salt and pepper shakers in addition to the crystals!


Debbie also crochets, knits, sews, paints, and does zentangle among other things.

Here’s a pullback (is that what it’s called?) so you can see the setup for the photography.  Nope, this isn’t my setup; she also has a tabletop studio photography kit complete with lights!  Jackson is enjoying it in this photo!


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7 responses

  1. She is really good at least from what I can tell in the images, the colors of the turtle and the plate dish container really looks awesome. She should do well I think in the art show. You are a good friend and I looks like all had fun even the fury ones.

    March 14, 2014 at 5:58 am

  2. joan

    Does he have a website?

    March 14, 2014 at 8:17 am

  3. Claudia Lowery

    nice work for both of you….

    March 14, 2014 at 8:31 am

  4. Susan

    You are very talented too, Melinda. All you have to do is remember how UNTALENTED I am !!!!!!! Debbie’s pieces are beautiful!

    March 15, 2014 at 7:24 am

  5. Great shots, Melinda. The collage is artfully done and it shows off Debbie’s work beautifully. Wow, the studio light kit. I’m envious!

    March 16, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    • Debbie

      Awwww my head is swelling!! Thanks for all the kind words! and thanks so much for taking my photos!!

      March 16, 2014 at 1:13 pm

  6. Debbie

    Carol I can’t believe you don’t have a studio kit!! But then you do such wonderful outdoor photography, maybe you don’t need one.

    March 16, 2014 at 1:13 pm

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